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Queensland Day Event Beefs Up the Fun in Mount Isa

Council is beefing up the fun for Queensland Day this year, with the Beef Beach and Beats community picnic event to be held on Sunday, June 9, from 1pm to 5pm at Buchanan Park.

Work Experience With Council Provides Valuable Skills for Student

Council Chief Executive Officer Sharon Ibardolaza says Council is very pleased to give Mount Isa Special School Year 12 student Nicholas Lehtonen the opportunity to complete his work experience at Council’s nursery.

Businesses Urged to Start Separating Waste Loads

There are less than six weeks to go until the Waste Levy takes effect in Mount Isa, and commercial operators and businesses are being urged to start separating their waste loads before taking them to the Waste Management Facility.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Wild Dog Baiting June 2019

Visitors travelling through the Mount Isa City Council boundaries are advised that wild dog and dingo baits will be laid commencing Monday 3 June until Wednesday 19 June 2019.

Waste Levy Forum Held for Camooweal Residents

Deputy Mayor Phil Barwick says a community forum to help Camooweal residents better understand the Waste Levy was very well received by those in attendance.

Second Waste Amnesty Planned for City

With the overwhelming success of Council’s first waste amnesty weekend in March, Council has organised for another amnesty weekend to take place for Mount Isa residents in June.

Frank Aston Hill Parking Facility Almost Complete

Parking in the Mount Isa CBD is about to get a lot easier for tourists and locals alike, with the dedicated caravan and RV parking facility on Frank Aston Hill off Rodeo Drive set to open on Tuesday, May 7.

Regional Arts Development Funding Round Three Closing Soon

Applications for Round Three of Council’s Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) are closing soon, and Council is calling on all local arts and cultural organisations and groups to apply to help get an event or project off the ground.

Isa Street Bridge Upgrade Project to Support Local Economy

More than 80 percent of the construction work for the $7.5 million Isa Street upgrade and bridge-replacement project will be carried out by local contractors, providing a considerable boost to the local Mount Isa economy.

Waste Levy Costs Far Outweigh Government Rebate

Mount Isa City Council is working proactively to implement the significant impost of the State Government’s Waste Levy in the most cost-effective manner and to limit the impacts on the City and its residents.

Mount Isa City Council to host fifth annual Isa Street Festival

Now in its fifth year, Council is pleased to announce the annual Isa Street Festival will take place on Wednesday August 7 during Rodeo Week.

Sydney Writers’ Festival is Coming to Mount Isa City Library

One of Australia’s best-loved forums for literature, ideas and storytelling, the Sydney Writers’ Festival will stream its headline events from Sydney direct to the Mount Isa City Library on Friday, May 3.

Pamela Street Reservoir Construction Well Underway

Mayor Joyce McCulloch has expressed her delight with how the new Pamela Street Hill reservoir is progressing, after inspecting the site on Wednesday afternoon.

Five Mount Isa Residents Welcomed as New Citizens

Mayor Joyce McCulloch officially welcomed five Mount Isa residents as new Australian citizens at a ceremony at the Civic Centre on Thursday afternoon.

Mount Isa to celebrate Queensland Day this June

Mount Isa City Council will proudly add a brand new event to the community calendar this year with the inclusion of Queensland Day Beef Beach and Beats Community Picnic Day on Sunday June 9.

Mount Isa preparing to be Waste Levy Ready

With the introduction of the Waste Levy from July 1, Mount Isa City Council are in full planning mode to ensure a smooth transition and minimal impact to the community.

$15,000 Presented to Three Local Sporting Clubs

Mayor Joyce McCulloch presented almost $15,000 to three local sporting clubs on Wednesday morning as part of Council’s latest round of Community Grants.

Significant Financial Impact of Waste Levy’s Implementation

The Waste Levy is less than three months away from being implemented, however State Government rebates will fall far short of covering costs associated with Council establishing the Levy in Mount Isa.

Council's Complaints Management Framework Gets Approval from Ombudsman

Concerted efforts in the previous two years of the current council have seen a complete overhaul of Council’s Complaints Management Framework, which has received a glowing response from the Ombudsman’s office.
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